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If you’re someone who always sweats bullets while waiting to get your luggage weighed at the airport, this handy gadget is for you — and it’s on sale for just $18 for a two-pack right now. This is quite the deal, considering that just one of these retails for $11 at Amazon.
With the Etekcity Digital Luggage Scale, you’ll know precisely how much your luggage weighs, right when you need it. Traveling home after purchasing too many souvenirs? Don’t fret. Heading on a long vacation and don’t want to pay surprise fees? Here's your safeguard.
And if you have Amazon Prime, you’ll get free shipping, of course. Not yet a member? No sweat; just sign up for a free 30-day trial here. (And by the way, those without Prime still get free shipping on orders of $25 or more.)
Nowadays, overweight baggage fees can run you up to $200 per bag. And it doesn’t make any sense to go through that stress when there’s an affordable solution available at your fingertips. The Etekcity scale can weigh items up to 110 pounds, so it'll handily let you know when you've exceeded the 50-pound airline limit. You can also toggle between pounds and kilograms if you’re traveling internationally.
Below, more reasons why you need to buy this brilliant travel accessory. We promise you won’t regret it.
“I'll admit, I was a little skeptical about this product. However, I was very wrong," wrote one five-star reviewer. "The lower part of the handle is made out of a softer plastic that is easy on the hands. The upper part is made of a lightweight metal that keeps the overall weight down, but provides a bit of support for the product itself — which is needed, since it's a scale. The product itself was easy to use and pretty self-explanatory. I tested measured weight against what I already knew an object weighed — and the scale was incredibly accurate. As someone who camps a bit (where weight is everything) and who travels a lot, it is nice to be able to take a scale along that doesn’t really weigh much itself so I can check on my baggage status with confidence,”
“This little gadget was awesome for traveling," shared another happy shopper. "We recently took a seven-day cruise, and we decided to fly instead of drive [to the dock]. I had to pack enough clothes, swimsuits, and gym clothes for seven days, plus all my shoes, makeup bags, and workout equipment. Since I was packing [a] weighted vest and hand weights, I was nervous that my luggage would exceed the airport weight restrictions. With this luggage scale, however, I was able to strategically divide up my luggage so that both my suitcases were within the weight restrictions.... And it's really small so it fits easily in your luggage.”
This wized-up traveler pretty much says it all: “The way airlines are nickel-and-diming us to death, you have to know how much your bags weigh before you get to the airport. Otherwise, you're going to be standing there trying to unpack and repack things into other bags, if you even have the space. This digital scale was a lifesaver on my last international trip. I knew before I got to the airport that my luggage was under the weight limit and I didn't have to stand there sweating bullets for fear that one suitcase was too heavy. And this scale is a million times better than trying to weigh yourself on a bathroom scale and then hold your luggage and trying to figure the difference. Do yourself a favor and get one of these things.”
The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.
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